Rural community care teams, shared care coordination, and improved community outcomes
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Provision of health care to the public
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Identify the key components of the process of creating a successful community care team in a rural, remote community. Describe the use of social network analysis in assessing organizational relationships and measuring their change over time. Assess the value of using electronically collected, "patient reported outcomes" to measure wellness of community members who are recipients of care coordination overseen by the community care team.
Keyword(s): Community Collaboration, Wellness
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the evaluator for the Ely Community Care Team Project. I completed the research regarding the team, including the social network analysis, and of the pilot, where patient reported outcomes are being collected. I have conducted health-related research and evaluation for 32 years on topics such as rural health and behavioral health, violence prevention, and aging. I have presented results at APHA and other national and international conferences.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.